There's an app for that

There's a lot to be said for convenience. Who doesn't like saving time or making things easier.  There's a time and place for convenience. Selling a house is not a time to value convenience over all else, but there's some companies out there that are doing just that.  

These companies are touting the convenience of not having to show the home, closing in a time frame that works for you and offering an iron clad sale in exchange. What they don't discuss are the costs involved in the process or the repairs they may require before closing. I've heard some horror stories and I have seen home owners offered a lot less than what they made on the open market.  

These companies make it look real attractive by skewing numbers and inflating estimated expenses of using an agent. Don't be fooled and don't be afraid to ask for a second opinion. 

Are there instances where selling swiftly is most beneficial? Yes, there are some cases:  facing financial hardship, an untimely and quick relocation, etc. For most people, convenience shouldn't be the #1 factor in selling what is likely the most valuable asset you hold. Running the risk of leaving money on the table, having to make unnecessary repairs, getting the run around from some corporate rep at a conglomo are some of the pitfalls those who choose convenience run into.  

If you have an estimate from one of these companies and want a second opinion, call us. We are here to help, will do a better job and get you more money than what's being offered.  

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